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Armenia Communications 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Armenia Communications 2014
SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on December 17, 2013

Telephones - main lines in use:
584,000 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 92
[see also: Telephones - main lines in use country ranks ]

Telephones - mobile cellular:
3.223 million (2012)
country comparison to the world: 128
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular country ranks ]

Telephone system:
general assessment: telecommunications investments have made major inroads in modernizing and upgrading the outdated telecommunications network inherited from the Soviet era; now 100% privately owned and undergoing modernization and expansion; mobile-cellular services monopoly terminated in late 2004 and a second provider began operations in mid-2005
domestic: reliable modern fixed-line and mobile-cellular services are available across Yerevan in major cities and towns; significant but ever-shrinking gaps remain in mobile-cellular coverage in rural areas
international: country code - 374; Yerevan is connected to the Trans-Asia-Europe fiber-optic cable through Iran; additional international service is available by microwave radio relay and landline connections to the other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, through the Moscow international switch, and by satellite to the rest of the world; satellite earth stations - 3 (2008)

Broadcast media:
2 public TV networks operating alongside more than 40 privately owned TV stations that provide local to near nationwide coverage; major Russian broadcast stations are widely available; subscription cable TV services are available in most regions; Public Radio of Armenia is a national, state-run broadcast network that operates alongside about 20 privately owned radio stations; several major international broadcasters are available (2008)

Internet country code:
.am

Internet hosts:
194,142 (2012)
country comparison to the world: 73
[see also: Internet hosts country ranks ]

Internet users:
208,200 (2009)
country comparison to the world: 138
[see also: Internet users country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Armenia on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Armenia Communications 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Armenia Communications 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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